Land Based Engineering - Level 2 Technical Certificate

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code MAF003/PROG
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


If you're looking to gain a basic understanding of agricultural mechanics once you've left school, this is the course for you. You'll discover all the technical skills you'll need to know for today's agricultural machinery maintenance and repair industry. 

During your course, you'll get to try out lots of different machinery and workshop equipment plus you'll attend a work experience placement for one day per week. This course will be particularly ideal if you're looking to work on a mechanised farm or servicing agricultural machinery. 


Course content 

You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. You'll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. Modules include:


  • Applying mechanical principles
  • Carrying out service and maintenance
  • Health and Safety in a land-based engineering work area
  • Introduction to land-based machinery operations
  • Servicing and repair of engines and components

How will it be delivered?


Entry requirements



  • You'll need to have achieved 3 or more GCSEs between grade A-D (new grades 9-3)
  • Successful completion of a related Level 1 course, having studied English and Maths at GCSE level
  • Mature students without the above requirements will be considered. 

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